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Passport/Visa

Passport/Visa

Italy can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.
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Bologna Airport

Bologna Airport

The Bologna Airport is located 9 kilometres from the city centre. You can reach the city by taxi or shuttle. Taxi stand is just outside the arrival hall. Aerobus is a shuttle service run by TPER and it leaves every 11 minutes from the airport from 5:30am to 12.15am and from the central station to the airport from 5am to 11.35pm. The trip takes almost 30 minutes. Tickets can be bought directly online (aerobus.bo.it) or at the automatic machines next to the shuttle stops.
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Public Transport

Public Transport

TPER is the company that operates Bologna’s local transport system. You can buy tickets in every newsstand, tobacconist, automatic machines (near to the main bus stops) and in TPER offices. Once you are on the bus remember to stamp your ticket, it will be valid for 75 minutes. For tourists various passes are available: daily passes, carnet with 10 or 20 tickets. For additional information, visit the TPER office, (contacts below are referred to the main TPER office).
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